Tag Archives: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

No winner of presidential polls yet – Liberia’s EC

The National Election Commission (NEC) of Liberia, has stated that, contrary to claims on social media and some news portals suggesting a winner has been declared in Tuesday’s election, it has not started releasing provisional results of the elections as yet. The West African country went to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president following Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s 12-year reign ...

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Liberia votes today: George Weah, 19 others vie for presidency

Liberians are set to go to the polls to choose a successor to Africa’s first elected female president and Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are the main contenders in the race to succeed her. Liberia, founded by freed US slaves in the 19th Century, has not had a smooth transfer of ...

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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf commends Mahama for peaceful elections

President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has commended former President John Dramani Mahama for  his contribution towards a peaceful electoral process in Ghana. According to her, the former President ensured a free, fair and transparent electoral process in the recent general elections. “On behalf of ECOWAS Heads of State and in my name, we extend our greatest salutation to his ...

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Guard your peace jealously – Johnson Sirleaf tells Ghanaians

Mrs Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the President of Liberia, has advised Ghanaians to guard the peace being enjoyed now because any violent incident could degenerate into a national catastrophe. President Sirleaf, who is also the Chair of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), said: “If there is violence during the elections and it spills over into the communities, there is ...

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